Children's Minister

Rochester, Minnesota //

About Autumn Ridge Church

Our passion is to know and love and find our deepest joy and satisfaction in Jesus.

Job description

The Autumn Ridge Children’s Minister will assume six core responsibilities:
• Vision-Casting: Ignite and maintain a congregation-wide passion for the children’s ministry vision.
• Ministry Oversight: Oversee all aspects of children’s ministry (birth-5th grade), including budget development and management, curriculum selection, policy and procedure implementation, and resource provision.
• Staff Oversight: Direct the recruitment, development, and equipping of children’s ministry volunteers and paid children’s ministry staff as disciple-makers. Serve as minister, mentor, manager, and model for all staff. Lead effective meetings with and review performance of all paid children’s ministry staff.
• Lead Teacher: Impart biblical truth in an engaging and age-appropriate manner as a primary lead teacher for Sunday morning elementary large group meetings.
• Minister to Families: Encourage and support parents in their responsibility to disciple their children and provide pastoral care to children and their families.
• Communication: Communicate with ARC staff, congregation, parents, and students regarding the children’s ministry.

Here are minimum requirements for all applicants:
• Education: Applicant must have completed a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in children’s ministry or elementary education. Top-tier applicants will have a graduate degree in ministry or education or equivalent professional experience.
• Experience: All applicants must have experience in leading a vibrant, multi-faceted children’s ministry. A high value applicant will bring proven experience in leading a children’s ministry similar in scale to that of Autumn Ridge Church.


To indicate your interest in this position, please send your resume to: